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domingo, maio 08, 2016

Travesti é assassinado com 15 tiros em via pública de Ribeirão
Causa do crime ainda é desconhecida. A Polícia investiga o caso.
Mais um crime de morte entra para as estatísticas da região da Mata Sul pernambucana. Em Ribeirão, por volta das 20h desta quinta-feira (07/04), um travesti foi assassinado com vários tiros em via pública. O homicídio ocorreu no bairro Vila Rica, periferia da cidade. Outra vítima foi socorrida ao Hospital Regional dos Palmares.

Changing the rules: Breaking transgender taboos at work
With an estimated 15 million transgender men and women in the world, according to the United Nations, the BBC is taking a look at how some are are breaking social barriers in the workplace and changing the world around them.

Children aged THREE having transgender treatment on the NHS
Childrenas young as three are having transgender treatment through the NHS

Lloyds Banking Group offers all staff access to private gender reassignment surgery
Employees of Lloyds Banking Group will soon be eligible for privately performed gender reassignment surgery, saying it was “essential” that it extended its cover to include gender dysphoria.
Sex-change surgery option for Lloyds Banking Group workers

Icelandic man gives birth to a baby girl
Henrý Steinn is a 19-year-old Icelandic man whose role as a father is different to most other fathers. He carried the baby himself and had a baby girl on April 13th. Henrý Steinn is a transgender man who recently started his gender transition.

Sex-change surgery: India’s new line in budget medical tourism
After decades of battling depression, former soldier Betty Ann Archer finally flew to New Delhi to complete her gender transition, one of a growing number of foreigners heading to India for budget sex-change operations.

Paradise closed to crossdressers and transgenders, Jawi says in sermon
Transgender or crossdressing Muslims will be denied entry into Paradise, the Kuala Lumpur Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) said in its Friday sermon today.

Bullying of LGBT students at ‘epidemic’ levels in Japan: Human Rights Watch
Bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students is at “epidemic” levels in Japanese schools, exacerbated by government’s failure to institute effective policies, inadequate teacher training and strong gender segregation, New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a report released Friday.

Filipino transgender woman says congress run about legacy, not landmark
Contesting an election in the Philippines is a tough task, even more challenging when the main opposition is not rival candidates, but discrimination and gender prejudice.

Arson ‘sounds a lot like anti-abortion radicals’: Canada’s only sex-reassignment clinic under siege
One man single-handily ground to a halt the most complex forms of sex reassignment surgery in Canada with an arson attempt Monday night that’s being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Man arrested protesting Targets Transgender policy charged with domestic violence
Managers at the Bradley Illinois Target told employees Monday to evacuate the floor after Michael Lloyd Merichko questioned them about Target’s bathroom policy. One hysterical team member called the police and gave a second-hand account saying that there was an ‘active shooter’ in the store. (Listen to the 911 call by clicking the Daily Journal link at the bottom of the post)

Trans Folks Free to Pee at Starbucks, Saks, Barnes & Noble
Those looking to relieve themselves at trans-affirming facilities can add the coffee and book-selling giants as well as department stores Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Free Speech, 'The Antioch Review' and an Antitransgender Article
Essay in noted literary journal infuriates many, but college has rejected calls to remove it, citing principles of free expression.

Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: ‘Transgendered Men Don’t Become Women,’ They Become ‘Feminized Men,’ ‘Impersonators’
Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University and former psychiatrist–in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital, who has studied transgendered people for 40 years, said it is a scientific fact that “transgendered men do not become women, nor do transgendered women become men.”

DOJ issues baseless threats against NC over HB2, but now faces lawsuit
The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Kellie Fiedorek regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s threats Wednesday against a North Carolina law that protects privacy of citizens in government facility and public school restrooms and locker rooms. Earlier in the day, ADF filed suit in federal court against the DOJ and the Department of Education over their flawed interpretation of federal law:
Watch: Hate Group Blasts DOJ's Letter to NC, Launches Fear Mongering PSA

Planned Parenthood helping transgender patients with sex changes
Planned Parenthood has found a new niche that could prove nearly as controversial as providing abortions: helping transgendered people through the sex-change process.

Pat Robertson: Satan And Progressives Want Transgender Rights 'Jammed Down' Our Throats
Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson denounced the “crazy” push for transgender nondiscrimination measures, calling it a Satanic plot to undermine America’s “Judeo-Christian” traditions.

Is discrimination against transgender people a form of sex discrimination?
Three decades ago, a female employee of a large accounting firm was passed over for a promotion after her supervisors concluded that her drab wardrobe, makeup-free face and crude demeanor were disturbingly unfeminine.

EEOC Warns US Employers That State Law Cannot Be Used to Justify Transgender Discrimination
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) reminded employers this week in no uncertain terms that they are required to provide transgender workers with access to bathrooms that corresponds with their gender identity. A failure to do so – the EEOC warned – runs the risk of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Fox News Misinforms on Planned Parenthood's Services to Trans People
Fox News is spreading more misinformation about Planned Parenthood, using a hate group leader’s comments to suggest that the organization’s services for transgender people are something new and “bizarre” — and a way to make up for money lost because it’s no longer taking reimbursements for costs arising from fetal-tissue donations.

Sandy Rios: Transgender Access, Like ISIS, Is A Security Threat
Today on “Breitbart News Daily,” Sandy Rios of the American Family Association denied that her group is “testing” Target’s policy allowing transgender customers and staff to use the facilities that match their gender identity by sending men into women’s rooms.

Trans United Fund releases historic ad featuring parents of transgender children
Amid a constant barrage of attacks against the transgender community, parents of transgender children are stepping up and speaking out on behalf of their sons and daughters. A new ad, “Meet My Child,” features parents explaining how they came to accept their children.

Who is Ambrosia Starling? Roy Moore blames 'transvestite' for gay marriage controversy
A Dothan entertainer has found herself in Roy Moore's crosshairs after the state's Chief Justice was suspended Friday night on charges he instructed probate judges throughout Alabama to ignore high court rulings legalizing same-sex marriage.

Transgender Iowan Heads to Electoral College
Last Saturday, Democrats held conventions in all four of Iowa’s congressional districts and chose their national delegates and electors. (Delegates choose the party's nominee, electors represent Iowa's votes in the electoral college.) One of those electors is Jack Schuler, a English teacher at Lincoln High School in Des Moines who may be making history. While the Democratic party has had transgender delegates previously, it’s possible that Jack, who was born as Elyse Schuler, is the first transgender elector in Iowa, and in the nation.

Debates about privacy zero in on transgender students
More and more schools across the state and country are creating policies to accommodate transgender students, including Chicago Public Schools which issued new guidelines in May allowing transgender students to use the bathroom that best aligns with their gender identities. Several similar policies are already on the books in some suburbs. And some parents opposed to them have taken action.

High schools navigate transgender questions on bathrooms, locker rooms
Connor Trimborn, a junior at Lyons Township High School, came out last year as male. He has continued to use the women's bathroom because he has had bad experiences outside the school when using public men's bathrooms.

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives
Last year Illinois School District 211 fought a hard legal battle to try and maintain discrimination against a transgender student (only ever identified as 'Student A') who wished to have access to facilities that matched their gender identity. The District failed in its legal battle and was ordered to comply with the Department of Education and allow the student access to those facilities.
Lawsuit Claims A Transgender Girl Is Ruining Her Classmates’ Lives By Peeing

Transgender students advocate for safety, gender-neutral restrooms
Aimes Dobbins was walking home alone from a party last fall.

State Board of Education to Hold Final Public Meeting on LGBT Guidelines
The State Board of Education Office of School Support Services will hold its final meeting May 10 for parents, youth and community members to make public comment on a proposed set of guidelines that would make K-12 schools more inclusive for LGBT youth, especially for trans and gender non-conforming youth.

NLS school board vote on transgender policy expected Monday
A proposed transgender inclusion policy, which has undergone three revisions so far following strong public opposition, is on the agenda Monday night for the New London-Spicer School Board.

Tech Company Settles Transgender Discrimination Complaint
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a technology services company working in Minnesota has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a transgender discrimination complaint.

Mississippi keeps an eye on Justice Dept’s slap against NC’s HB2 law
DOJ’s attack on North Carolina’s LGBT law resonates in Mississippi
Legal challenges to Mississippi’s HB1523 are also expected
1996 Supreme Court ruling may expose the law’s vulnerability

White House: Justice Dept. behind warning over N.C. law
The White House on Thursday said it did not prompt the Justice Department to demand that North Carolina officials stop enforcing a controversial anti-LGBT law.
Charlotte Mayor Meets with NC State Lawmakers About Anti-LGBT Law
McCrory: HB 2 demand is ‘Washington overreach’
Notable figures react to DOJ's warning letter on HB2
How HB2 could impact NC classrooms
UNC Could Lose $1.4 Billion Due to LGBT Law
Feds tell UNC it must not follow state law on bathroom access for transgender people
How to use a urinal like a lady: a trans woman's rebel tour of North Carolina
Art Pope's money helped create North Carolina's 'bathroom bill'
Is EEOC Dipping Toes Into State Law Transgender Restroom Rights Fight?
Buncombe schools could lose $18M if HB2 isn’t repealed, report shows

Candia board OK's transgender student policy despite opposition
Residents hear comments at a Candia School Board meeting on a proposed student transgender policy.
Candia, NH School Board Approves Transgender Bathroom Policy

N.J. may ban travel to states with anti-transgender laws
New Jersey may join the growing number of U.S. cities and states barring state-sponsored travel to North Carolina and other states with controversial gender bathroom legislation.

Clinton expresses support for trans woman attacked on NYC subway
Clinton expresses support for trans woman attacked on NYC subway

School board group praises transgender guidelines
A group that represents school boards across Oregon praised the release this week of new state guidelines for how schools treat transgender students.

Oregon lays out sweeping protections for transgender students
Transgender students across Oregon should be able to use the bathrooms, names and pronouns they want, according to unprecedented guidelines released Thursday by the Oregon Department of Education.

PA issues trans-inclusive insurance rule
Insurance professionals are still awaiting a final rule on nondiscrimination protections, including for transgender people, which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed in the fall for the Affordable Care Act.

Former Warwick, RI Mayoral Candidate Harasses Trans Teen
What began as a lopsided question about transgender student rights on Facebook devolved into a former Warwick, Rhode Island mayoral candidate outing, attacking and encouraging harassment against a transgender female student.
Transgender High School Student Faces Controversy In Warwick

Few Upstate schools have transgender bathroom policies
The U.S. Department of Justice ruling that North Carolina's bathroom law violates the Civil Rights Act could pressure schools to adopt transgender bathroom policies, according to Spartanburg attorney John Reckenbeil.

‘Bathroom bill’ stymied in Rockwall — for now
A proposed ordinance that would have prohibited transgender people from using the appropriate public restroom in Rockwall died on the vine this week, when Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt couldn’t even get a second to his motion that the city council vote on the ordinance.

At University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Trans Students May Have Finally Won True Locker Room Access
Justine Kramer, a nonbinary trans woman who is a student at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, became the center of a controversy when she wanted to use the women’s locker room in January, but it looks like the fight over access may be over soon.

Family says school ignored transgender teacher's cries for help before suicide
It was called "a tragic suicide of one of Milwaukee's brightest teachers." The FOX6 Investigators have obtained the emails the teacher sent to school leaders asking for help.
Trans teacher to MPS days before suicide: “I’m being subtly bullied and it’s taking a toll on my health”